News Democrat Leader- RSS NEWS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/NEWS http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/NEWS Sat, 27 Dec 2014 15:50:16 EST 1800 Good news from the Logan County school district http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_education/150994976/Good-news-from-the-Logan-County-school-district Adairville• All-District Band Auditions were held at Warren Central High School in Bowling Green, and the following students qualified for All-District Band: Hannah Crutchfield, Austin Epley,... Fri, 26 Dec 2014 15:30:07 EST Allen awarded scholarship http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle/150996121/Allen-awarded-scholarship In 2014, the sixth Macedonia Baptist Church Scholarship in the amount of $700 was awarded to Justice Raven Lashea Allen. A gradate of Logan County High School, her future plans are to attend PJ's Cosmetology School in Bowling Green and become a... Fri, 26 Dec 2014 15:24:11 EST Lake Malone News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/150993764/Lake-Malone-News Are you worn out with Christmas yet? When you get this article it will be the day after Christmas, that is if I have counted the days correctly. It has been a strange Christmas season, you see we have a family function that falls right in the middle... Fri, 26 Dec 2014 14:40:10 EST Does God exist? http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle-religion/150993579/Does-God-exist Christians accept by faith that God exist, because the bible tells us He does, and that He is the creator of all things. Humanist on the other hand believe that all that is the earth and the universe, came into being by mere chance with a giant... Fri, 26 Dec 2014 14:32:15 EST Flu now widespread in Logan http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/150987836/Flu-now-widespread-in-Logan The flue season has come early to Kentucky and Logan County, according to Srihari Seshadri, the senior epidemiologist for the Barren River District Health Department. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 10:06:06 EST R’ville Electric Plant Board audit shows stability http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/151003169/Rville-Electric-Plant-Board-audit-shows-stability Robert White, General Manager of the Russellville Electric Plant Board, presented the annual audit findings during the December Russellville City Council meeting. According to White, the Plant Board is doing very well. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 07:46:07 EST Grace Ann does it again http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/151002739/Grace-Ann-does-it-again Christmas is a time for unselfishly giving to others with no expectations of receiving anything in return. Most people, however, do seem to experience a give and take routine during the holidays, which leaves us satisfied for the most part with the... Fri, 26 Dec 2014 06:43:06 EST RJ Corman train derails in north Russellville http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/151005946/RJ-Corman-train-derails-in-north-Russellville Several box cars are laying on the slope just feet away from the railroad track out Hwy. 431 north of Russellville. It is apparent a derailment has taken place within the last hour as employees of RJ Corman Railroad Company begin to arrive to assess... Wed, 24 Dec 2014 11:13:05 EST R’ville’s old fashioned Christmas http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/150986979/Rvilles-old-fashioned-Christmas Because of the rain forecast for Monday night, Russellville mayor Mark Stratton briefly entertained the notion of canceling the city's Christmas celebration on the square. Wed, 24 Dec 2014 06:45:12 EST Logan County News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/150995135/Logan-County-News Season Greetings, Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah and Peace be with you! It is a special time of the year for most of us. May it be a good season for each of you. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 15:37:19 EST On the other side of Christmas http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle-religion/150993662/On-the-other-side-of-Christmas A misprint in a church bulletin read: “The choir will sing, 'I Heard the Bills on Christmas Day.'” We are on the other side of Christmas. For some of us that means the Christmas bells will soon be turning to Christmas bills. I... Tue, 23 Dec 2014 14:35:07 EST Beshear, Rogers launch statewide broadband initiative http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/150993394/Beshear-Rogers-launch-statewide-broadband-initiative A new public-private partnership will develop a robust, reliable, fiber “backbone” infrastructure to bring high-speed Internet connectivity to every corner of the Commonwealth – with the critical first components scheduled to be... Tue, 23 Dec 2014 14:25:09 EST Logan schools on solid financial footing http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/150934917/Logan-schools-on-solid-financial-footing The Logan County school board received the results from its most recent audit at last week's meeting and received an unmodified clean opinion. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 13:09:11 EST Pair of accidents send several to hospital http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/150972442/Pair-of-accidents-send-several-to-hospital The Logan County Sheriff's Department worked a pair of wrecks with injuries last week.One occurred on Thursday on the bypass in Russellville, while the other was on US 68 in the Auburn area on Wednesday. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 13:15:06 EST Councilman Decker bids farewell at final meeting http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/150973079/Councilman-Decker-bids-farewell-at-final-meeting During December's meeting of the Russellville City Council, councilman Bill Decker gave his final committee report on the Logan Todd Regional Water Commission on which he served as a representative for the City of Russellville. Decker also bid... Mon, 22 Dec 2014 13:12:10 EST Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland wins $60,000 http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/150971758/Feeding-America-Kentuckys-Heartland-wins-$60000 Feeding America, Kentucky's Heartland wins $60,000 for the BackPack Program thanks to local support. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 13:06:04 EST Kentucky’s jobless rate drops to 6 percent in November http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/150971843/Kentuckys-jobless-rate-drops-to-6-percent-in-November Kentucky's seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate dropped to its lowest rate in more than six years in November 2014 at 6 percent from a revised 6.2 percent in October 2014, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an... Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:48:12 EST Santa visits Russellville Active Day http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/150971935/Santa-visits-Russellville-Active-Day Clients at the Russellville Active Day Center enjoyed a visit from Santa Claus Monday morning. The jolly ole St. Nick listened to requests for Christmas morning and handed out presents as well. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:23:06 EST Cody Lee Burke and Lilly Robertson win Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth contest http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_agricultural/150968534/Cody-Lee-Burke-and-Lilly-Robertson-win-Outstanding-Farm-Bureau-Youth-contest Cody Lee Burke of Fleming County, and Lilly Robertson of Logan County were awarded top honors in the 2014 Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth contest. Both winners were recognized during the December 4 general session of Kentucky Farm Bureau's (KFB)... Mon, 22 Dec 2014 11:44:04 EST Russellville bands perform Christmas concert http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_education/150969987/Russellville-bands-perform-Christmas-concert Several Russellville band students, along with Mr. Larry Vaught's “Polyvocae” choral group, performed a Christmas Concert before a large audience on December 11, 2014, at Russellville High School's deGraffenried... 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